the angels of mons: A group of Angels protected members of the British army at the battle of Mons at the onset of WW1, August 22-23 1914. This account was entered in both British officers journals and the German. The angels are believed to be Crusaders of St. George, who died from the plague near mons on the second Crusade.
An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right - in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917
Harry Patch. Harry was the last Tommy to survive the horror of the trenches of WWI. He died aged 111 in 2009. He never forgot those lost and always made sure to remember lost Germans as well as Allied troops. A quote from Harry: "Irrespective of the uniforms we wore, we were all victims."